Washington, DC

6:36 PM EDT on June 18, 2018 (GMT -0400)
Logan Circle | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert

Elev 108 ft 38.91 °N, 77.03 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
92.8 °F
Feels Like 114 °F
N
5.8
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 7.4 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4500 ft
Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 114 °F
Dew Point 81 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:42 AM 8:36 PM
Waxing Crescent, 34% visible
METAR KDCA 182152Z 20010KT 10SM FEW045 SCT065 SCT090 BKN250 32/23 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP129 T03220233 $
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4500 ft
Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Scattered Clouds 9000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 114 °F
Dew Point 81 °F
Humidity 69%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:42 AM 8:36 PM
Waxing Crescent, 34% visible
METAR KDCA 182152Z 20010KT 10SM FEW045 SCT065 SCT090 BKN250 32/23 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP129 T03220233 $

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:42 AM EDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued a heat advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening.

* Heat index values... up to 105 due to temperatures in the middle
90s and dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of high temperatures is
expected. The combination of high temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.





Air Quality Alert
Issued: 4:40 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert is in effect for Monday June 18 2018...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Monday for
the DC Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Cleanairpartners.Net.



440 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018

... Air quality alert is in effect for Monday June 18 2018...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Monday for
the DC Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Cleanairpartners.Net.